Advice on removing GU10 light fittings

  • March 2, 2016 at 21:12 #21207
    ukmgranger
    Participant

    I have 9 ceiling mounted GU10’s in the kitchen, and I want to remove two of them as I’m going to add some other form of lighting (Using Lightwave) instead.

    Can I just remove the transformers, terminate the wires into a junction box and plaster over the holes? Or would this be a bad idea?

    Just to note – I don’t need to use the existing wiring for the new lighting I’m putting in, as this is entirely separate.

    March 3, 2016 at 10:52 #21214
    Chester
    Participant

    GU10 with transformers? Surely they’re MR16s.

    Personally I’d take out the cables that run between the two lights and their neighbours, and run a single cable between the neighbouring lights instead. Much neater.

    Chester

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